Davidwalsh

David Walsh, Ph.D.

Professor Department of Politics at The Catholic University of America. | Academic

Dr. Walsh is a Professor Department of Politics at The Catholic University of America. He is a specialist in political theory, and the author of a three-volume study of modernity addressing the totalitarian crisis, the resurgence of liberal democracy, and the philosophical revolution of the modern world. Intended as a guide to the multiple facets of the age in which we live the volumes appeared as After Ideology: Recovering the Spiritual Foundations of Freedom (1990), The Growth of the Liberal Soul (1997), and The Modern Philosophical Revolution: The Luminosity of Existence (2008). He has also published The Mysticism of Innerworldly Fulfillment: A Study of Jacob Boehme (1983), The Third Millennium: Reflections on Faith and Reason (1999), and Guarded By Mystery: Meaning in a Postmodern Age (1999).

Walsh has edited three volumes of The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin. (Professor, Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1978) He is a graduate of University of Virginia with a Ph.D. in Government, and received a M.A. and B.A. in Philosophy from the University College Dublin.

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